MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification validates that you have the skills needed to run a highly efficient and modern data center, with expertise in cloud technologies, identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking.

Earning an MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certification qualifies you for such jobs as cloud administrator, cloud architect, computer support specialist, and information security analyst.

Pass one of the following elective exams.

Exams and Recommended Training

MCSE Exam 532 (MCSE 20532)

MCSE Exam 533 (MCSE 20533)

MCSE Exam 535 (MCSE 20535)

MCSE Exam 473

Designing and Implementing
Cloud Data Platform Solutions

MCSE Exam 475

Designing and Implementing
Big Data Analytics Solutions

MCSE Exam 744 (MCSE 20744)

MCSE Exam 745 (MCSE 20745)

MCSE Exam 413 (MCSE 20413)

MCSE Exam 414 (MCSE 20414)


Earn one of the following Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certifications:

  • MCSA: Windows Server 2016
  • MCSA: Cloud Platform
  • MCSA: Linux on Azure
  • MCSA: Windows Server 2012


This MCSE certification does not expire or require recertification. However, each calendar year, you have the opportunity to re-earn the certification and to receive an additional entry on your transcript. You do this by passing another exam from the list of electives, which demonstrates your continued investment to broaden or deepen your skills in a specific technology area.